from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Padding put in cushions and upholstered furniture.
- noun Food put into the cavity of a piece of meat or a vegetable that has been hollowed out.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In textile-coloring, the process of applying a mordant dyestuff to textile material that has not been previously mordanted. The color lake is subsequently formed, and fixed by an after-treatment or saddening with some mordanted principle.
- noun The material used for filling a cushion, a mattress, a horse-collar, the skin of a bird or other animal, etc.
- noun In cookery, seasoned or flavored material, such as bread-crumbs, chestnuts, mashed potatoes, or oysters, used for filling the body of a fowl, or the hollow from which a bone has been taken in a joint of meat, before cooking, to keep the whole in shape, and to impart flavor.
- noun The art or operation of filling and mounting the skin of an animal; taxidermy.
- noun A filling of indifferent or superfluous material for the sake of extension, as in a book; padding.
- noun A mixture of fish-oil and tallow rubbed into leather to soften it and render it supple and water-proof.
- noun The wooden wedges or folds of paper used to wedge the plates of a comb-cutter's saw into the two grooves in the stock
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun That which is used for filling anything.
- noun (Cookery) Any seasoning preparation used to stuff meat; especially, a composition of bread, condiments, spices, etc.; forcemeat; dressing.
- noun A mixture of oil and tallow used in softening and dressing leather.
- noun a device for rendering a joint impervious where there is a hole through which a movable cylindrical body, as the paston rod of a steam engine, or the plunger of a pump, slides back and forth, or in which a shaft turns. It usually consists of a box or chamber, made by an enlargement of part of the hole, forming a space around the rod or shaft for containing packing which is compressed and made to fill the space closely by means of a sleeve, called the
gland, which fits loosely around the rod, and is pressed upon the packing by bolts or other means.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- verb Present participle of
- noun The matter used to
stuffflexible hollow objects such as pillows and saddles.
- noun Any of many food items used to stuff another.
- noun A mixture of
oiland tallowused in softening and dressing leather.
- noun Internet The
insertionof many copies of a word into a web pagein an attempt to increase its search engineranking.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and vegetables
- noun padding put in mattresses and cushions and upholstered furniture
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And the extra stuffing is also delicious on its own.
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